Most of our kids are enthusiastic writers, and, usually, they sit happily at their tables and work, followed by lunch when they share their writing. In the first picture, they are working steadily at their tables, as usual. In the second picture, some of our kids are clumped like dust against a wall, but they are also happily working. Some have their shoes and socks off, and they are lounging among the scattered papers, pencils, and coloring materials for a younger sibling in the mix. It's all good as long as the kids are happy and working.